Action Alert: Single-Payer Health Care Bill on Senate Floor

The single-payer health care bill, which could create billions in new taxes on Colorado businesses, is scheduled to be debated on the Senate Floor TODAY. It’s imperative that Senators hear from you as soon as possible in opposition to this legislation. HB 1075 would set the foundation for a government-run health care payment system that […]

Compromise Reached by Business and Medical Groups on Noneconomic Damage, Wrongful Death Caps

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Eveleth-Havens at [email protected]. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce, the American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA), and Coloradans Protecting Patients Access (CPPA) today announced a legislative compromise that will lead to the withdrawal of several pending ballot initiatives that would have removed noneconomic damage and wrongful death caps […]

Action Alert: Tell Senate Appropriations to Oppose Single-Payer Health Care Bill

The single-payer health care bill, which could cost businesses billions in new employment taxes, has advanced to the Senate Appropriations Committee. The Colorado Chamber opposes this bill as it sets the foundation for a government-run health care payment system that will strain the industry and threaten jobs. The bill would create model legislation to implement […]

Job Killer Alert! Single-Payer Health Care Bill Moves to Senate

The Colorado Chamber has long been opposed to mandates that will increase costs on health care industries, employers, and their employees. House Bill 1075, on the Chamber’s “Job Killers” list, would go a step further and set the foundation for a single-payer, government-run health care payment system in Colorado. The bill would set aside funds […]

ACTION ALERT: This Bill Would Close Businesses, Kill Jobs

With only a couple of weeks left of the legislative session, job-killing bills are moving fast. The Colorado Chamber has seen several victories, defeating two of the bills on our job killers list this session so far. Advocates for business have sent over 2,600 messages to lawmakers against bills on our Job Killers List and […]

Job Killer Alert: Key Committee to Hear Environmental Permitting Bill

On Monday, April 15, House Bill 1330 will be heard in the House Finance Committee. This bill would add layers of new complex regulations to obtain environmental and construction permits, intentionally creating costly barriers to industry. It would make Colorado’s already-problematic permitting system even worse, creating red tape that will deter economic growth and drive companies […]

Statement from Colorado Chamber on Defeat of Oil and Gas Ban Bill

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Eveleth-Havens at [email protected].  DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today released the following statement from President and CEO Loren Furman regarding the defeat of Senate Bill 159, which would have banned new oil and gas permits statewide after 2030: “SB 159 was one of the most hostile bills […]

Action Alert: More Job Killers Coming!

The Colorado Chamber’s grassroots action alerts on job killing legislation has made a significant impact at the State Capitol! More than 600+ Coloradans signed our petition opposing job-killer legislation last month and our advocates have sent over 1,500 messages to key committee members against bills on the Chamber’s Job Killers list! We need to continue this momentum so state legislators […]

HB 1339 Moves the Goal Posts on Business – Again! Take Action Now.

The Colorado business community was taken by surprise by the introduction of a bill late last month that reverses over a year’s worth of rulemaking on Colorado emissions standards. The rule was carefully crafted to balance Colorado’s environmental and economic goals, and just was just completed a few months ago. Some legislators were dissatisfied that […]

Lawmakers Want to Ban Oil & Gas – Help us Defeat SB 159!

Hundreds of thousands of jobs hang in the balance at the Colorado legislature as a senate committee is set to hold a hearing over a complete ban on oil and gas development. Senate Bill 159 would drive the industry out of Colorado, ceasing all new oil and gas permits after January 1, 2030. The bill […]